A CALL FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS
The Zimbabwe International Film & Festival Trust presents the 20th edition of the Zimbabwe International
Film Festival (ZIFF). The Festival will be held from 1 to 8 September 2018
Themed,’Narratives from Africa’,the Festival seeks to highlight the importance of telling stories with an
African perspective and dealing with the African on the continent and in the Diaspora as Africa begins to play
a larger role on the global stage.We want to acknowledge the complexity and depth of Africans and African
descendants’ heritage, which is deeply rooted in mythology, tradition, and history.
ZIFF has now opened its doors and ﬁlmmakers are encouraged to submit their ﬁlms before the closing date.
Submission forms can be ﬁlled in and submitted here.
Deadline for submissions is 1 July 2018.
All ﬁlms must have legible English sub-titles.
Awards will be given to the winning ‘In Competition’ ﬁlms according to the following categories:
• Best International Feature
• Best International Documentary
• Best International Short
• Best African feature
• Best African Documentary
• Best African Short
• Best Zimbabwe Feature
• Best Zimbabwe Documentary
• Best Zimbabwe Short
• Best Zimbabwe Director
• Best Zimbabwe Actor
• Best Zimbabwe Actress
ZIFF encourages the strong participation of quality local entries that compare favourably to the international
A full program of ﬁlms accepted into this year’s Festival will be published in the press, ZIFFT website, and
Facebook page in due course.
For More Information Contact:
Nakai Matema (Festival Director)
Oﬃce: +263 864 421 6675
Mobile: +263 778055125 (also WhatsApp)